Nature Knowledge is a webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for registration ... READ MORE
As a UF/IFAS extension agent I, like all my extension colleagues, receive a lot of resources about the state of the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, as someone who specializes in water resources, I couldn’t envision how COVID-19 would impact ... READ MORE
T. McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL.
Situation: Regarding water quantity, The Central Water Initiative predicts a deficiency of 250 million gallons per day in the projected water supply for Central Florida by 2035. ... READ MORE
Today is World Water Day, an annual United Nations Observance. This year’s theme is dedicated to the value of freshwater. They’ve asked us to think: what does our water mean to us? Here in Florida, we can’t think of a better question to ... READ MORE
Nature Knowledge is a speaker series developed to share knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida. Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources with UF/IFAS Extension, hosts an expert each month to discuss an ... READ MORE
The Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series is back for 2021!
Join UF/IFAS Extension for the Virtual Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series. The Water Ambassador Program is an educational partnership between Martin County ... READ MORE
January & February
January and February brought hope, a fresh start, and good cheer
Oh! how naïve, as March brought pandemic and drought - driest in 89 years!
April showed stress on our southeast coast groundwater
May, ... READ MORE
Imagine a situation where you set a goal to run faster. The first thing you would do is determine how far and how fast: perhaps a mile in under 10 minutes. Next, you would figure out how fast you can run right now. Then, you would track your ... READ MORE
By Lisa Krimsky and Holly Abeels
Reports of localized fish kills in the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) began on Thanksgiving in 2020 and continued for the next few days. The fish kill was most prominent between the SR528 and SR520 Causeways near ... READ MORE
The Martin County Water Ambassador program is partnership program between Martin County and UF/IFAS Extension that educates, unites, and empowers residents that have an interest in protecting local waterways and giving back to their communities. ... READ MORE